Applications

The following pages show a small selection of the many and varied metal spraying applications. You can filter the applications on the left hand side or search for keywords that may relate to your application, e.g. LPG or Steel. Further applications can be seen in the Blog and Press section as well as the Video section.

application Introduction to Thermal Spray and Engineering Applications

What is Thermal Spraying?   Thermal spraying is a technology which improves or restores the surface of a solid material. The process can be used to apply coatings to a wide range of materials and components, to provide resistance to: Wear, erosion, cavitation, corrosion, abrasion or heat. Thermal spraying is also used to provide electrical […]

Coating: Various steel and ceramic coating materials
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application Efficiency and Coverage

Efficiency is used as a test to assist in establishing the optimum economic and technical deposition parameters. In general, conditions giving high deposition efficiencies are close to those for optimum fuel utilisation, they are also close to those for maximum integrity. Factors Affecting Efficiency  Efficiency will be affected by:  i) The shape and size of […]

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application Wear Resistance

Thermally sprayed coating materials differ in many ways from their wrought or cast counterparts. During spraying, excessive currents and/or voltages may result in the preferential burn-off of elements such as carbon and chromium during atomisation. Under normal conditions, the chemical change will not be deleterious. However, sprayed coatings are always porous and they usually contain […]

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application Corrosion protection coating selection / life

Introduction The selection of a coating system is dependent on the environment in which it is to operate. These environments are detailed below. This is followed by the range of systems available and a chart to indicate the typical time to first maintenance. The treatments recommended for longer lives will always protect for shorter periods […]

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application Adhesion

The adhesion of sprayed coatings to substrates is a matter of great concern to Engineers. Coatings which become detached during machining must be re-applied whereas those which fail during service will not only cause failure of the coated part but may seriously damage other components and could lead to injuries. However, provided that the basic […]

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application Hardness

Hardness is of interest to engineers because it relates to the tensile strength of wrought or cast metals, or because it gives an indication of resistance to abrasive wear. The tests, which measure the resistance to penetration of a hardened ball, cone or diamond under known loads are simple, rapid and require a minimum of […]

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application Properties of raw materials
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application Length / Weight Ratio of Metal Spraying Wires and Cords
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